Neuro Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Event

3Dec202209:00
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4Dec202216:30
HBHL/NeuroSphere offices, 1010 Sherbrooke West, office 1800, Montreal, QC, H3A2R7, CA

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NeuroSphere launches its first Neuro Entrepreneurship Bootcamp! 

This two-day event - facilitated by NTX Services, the exclusive partner of NeuroTechX - will provide the participants with the necessary knowledge and resources to learn the key foundations of an entrepreneurial journey in neuroscience.

Facilitators from NeuroTechX will illustrate key topics through lectures and presentations, provide coaching and coordinate group activities and hands-on exercises based on business cases.

By attending the Bootcamp, the participants will:

  • Learn about the important steps and what it takes to become entrepreneurs
  • Be able to apply the knowledge and methodology learned to their own projects
  • Be able to articulate and pitch their ideas to key stakeholders
  • Assess their readiness to start the entrepreneurial journey
     

Register Now

     During the registration process all applicants will be asked to explain their motivation to attend and why this Bootcamp would help them achieve their objectives.

     


    Bootcamp Agenda

    Day 1 - December 3, 2022

    • Intro and breakfast (from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.)
    • Morning Sessions - Business Inception (from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
      • Presentation of key topics
      • Mini-group exercises
      • Group discussion & Key takeaways
    • Lunch (from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.)
    • Afternoon Session - Market Analysis, Financial Modeling and Funding (from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.)
      • Presentation of key considerations & methods
      • Mini-group exercises
      • Group discussion & Key takeaways
    • Drinks/Other (from 4:00 p.m. on)
       

    Day 2 - December 4, 2022

    • Intro and breakfast (from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m.)
    • Morning Session - Technical considerations (R&D, Regulation, Insurance coverage (from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
      • Presentation of key topics
      • Mini-group exercises
      • Group discussion & Key takeaways
    • Lunch (from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.)
    • Afternoon Session - Pitches (from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.)
      • Preparation of pitches by mini-groups
      • Presentation of pitches by mini-groups with Q&A from Judges of NTX Services
      • Group discussion & Key takeaways
    • Closing remarks (from 4:00 to 4:15 p.m.)
       

    Speaker Bios
     

    event headerAdam Sefler is a Strategy and Finance expert with unique knowledge of the neurotechnology industry.

    On top of co-founding NTX Services and becoming a trusted advisor to executives in the field of neurotechnology, Adam has accumulated over 15 years of experience with world-renowned firms, including the global management-consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

    Adam holds CPA, CFA, CAIA and PRM designations, as well as a Graduate Degree in Accounting from HEC Montreal.

    event headerRadhika Gupta is a Finance and Marketing professional with buy-side investment experience and a passion for neurotechnology.

    She has accumulated 10+ years of experience in various industries with Fortune 500 companies and Investment Funds.

    Prior to joining NTX Services as COO, she worked as a buy-side investment professional at a $200B+ Canadian investment fund, evaluating companies as potential investment targets for a CAD 1 billion+ portfolio.

    Radhika has intentionally pursued education across various disciplines in business through an MBA in Finance at McGill and a BCom in Marketing at UBC, in order to develop a holistic approach in practice. She is also a CFA Charterholder.

    event headerPawel Soluch is a visionary inventor of outcome-driven medical devices used for diagnosis, therapy and scientific purposes, and is founder and formerly the CEO of NeuroDevice.

    Over 20 years of clinical life, he has accumulated more than 13 years of experience as a CEO and he has delivered 30+ publications and conference presentations, is the author of 8 patents and has brought in over USD 10 million through fundraising and research & commercialization grants.

    Beyond Pawel’s experience in building products from scratch, he has also led regulatory and certification processes, as well as clinical trials for medical devices, and has received several awards from international and Polish communities for innovation and social impact.

      Contact Information

      Contact: 
      Sara Guiza
      Organization: 
      NeuroSphere
      Email: 
      sara.guiza [at] mcgill.ca
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